Gomes Jr Gets 6 Month Doping Suspension, but Brazil Will Keep Relay Medals

A FINA panel has decided to suspend Joao Gomes Jr. for six months due to a positive drug test…

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FINA Triples Prize Money For Abu Dhabi 10k World Cup Stop To $60,000; All Ten Other Stops Remain At $20,000

The addition of Abu Dhabi to FINA’s 2015 10K Open Water World Cup schedule has drawn a lot of attention…


Singapore on 2017 FINA World Championships List of Possible Hosts

Australia and Hungary have been identified as possible replacements for Guadalajara, Mexico – could Singapore now be an option for host of the 2017 FINA World Championships?


USA “Impossible” Option to Host 2017 Worlds After Mexico WIthdraws

USA Swimming’s Executive Director, Chuck Wielgus, tells Chicago Tribune that the U.S. is an “impossible option” to take over as host to 2017 FINA World Championships.


Mexico Pulls Out of Hosting 2017 World Aquatics Championships

According to several news reports coming out of Mexico, the Mexican Swimming Federation has pulled out of hosting the 2017…


FINA Water Polo World League 2015: Hungary, Serbia and Croatia Lead

Group leaders Hungary, Serbia and Croatia (did not play in this round) remain unchallenged with four consecutive wins after round 5.

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FINA acknowledges new UN resolution barring political discrimination from major sporting events

The FINA Bureau met in Lausanne, Switzerland Thursday and came out with a declaration emphasizing that its member federations should not bar their athletes from participating in FINA events for political reasons.


FINA officially accepted member of Permanent Consultative Council (PCC) of CIGEPS

FINA President Dr. Julio C. Maglione: “We hope this partnership and this recognition of FINA will bring a significant contribution to our programme ‘Swimming for All, Swimming for Life’…”

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Park’s Hearing Date Set in Doping Case

As a follow-up to the Park Tae-hwan doping case that is continually unfolding, Yonhap News reports that FINA has scheduled…


Park to Face Doping Hearing; Media Reports Positive Test Was For Testosterone, Non-Specified Substance

As reported yesterday, South Korean Olympic swimmer Park Tae-hwan failed a doping test, according to his agency, Team GMP.   FINA,…


Hosa Lands Diving World Series Sponsorship 2015-2017

FINA President Dr. Julio C. Maglione was in Lausanne for a signing ceremony with Chinese company Hosa, a new series sponsor of FINA/NVC Diving World Series.

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Qualification Time Standards for 2016 Olympic Games Officially Announced

The official qualifying standards for the 2016 Olympic Games have been released.


FINA Officially Announces Dates, Locations, Clusters for 2015 World Cup Series

Katinka Hosszu (C) celebrates with Emily Seebhom (L) and Sayaka Akase (R) at the 2014 FINA World Short Course Championships.

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FINA Releases ‘Junior World Bests’ Short Course Standards In Order To Identify Junior World Records

The times were released today by FINA following the acceptance of short course Jr World Records as of January 1st, 2015, and are the first step in identifying official short course meters Junior World Record holders.